October 23, 2020

Archives for January 30, 2020

Cayman: Department of Community Rehabilitation offices reopens

The Department of Community Rehabilitation in Grand Cayman and Cayman Brac have reopened following completed building assessments. Normal business hours have resumed.

Cayman Islands Regiment Officers selected: Enhancing disaster preparedness /Statement by Premier

Enhancing disaster preparedness Work to establish the new Cayman Islands Regiment is moving rapidly forwards.  Following a recruitment competition which saw over 70 people apply to serve as officers, His Excellency The Governor, Martyn Roper and the Honourable Premier Alden McLaughlin today met the new men and women who will help to establish and lead […]

Road closures for stand for Family Rally, 2 February

From RCIPS The Christian Association for Civics Education is hosting a “Stand for Family” rally in front of the Legislative Assembly building on Sunday, 2 February.  In order to facilitate this event, Fort Street will be closed between Harbour Drive and Edward Street, from 9:00AM to 9:00PM. Albert Panton Street will also be closed during this time.

Cayman: New PSPB appointments solidify leadership strength

The Public Service Pensions Board (PSPB) is starting the new year with a new chairperson. Mrs. Sheree Ebanks’ appointment became official in November 2019 and she is now leading the Board of Directors for the PSPB during a critical time as the Public Service Pensions Plan has just surpassed $1 Billion USD in assets. “To […]

Cayman: Consolidated Water provides update following earthquake

Consolidated Water Co. Ltd. (Nasdaq Global Select Market: CWCO), a leading developer and operator of advanced water supply and treatment plants, has reported that, based upon its initial assessment, no major damage occurred to its plants, equipment and distribution system in the Caribbean as a result of Tuesday’s 7.7 magnitude earthquake that impacted Grand Cayman on […]

Cayman: Government Schools reopen today (30)

The Planning Department has provided clearance for all government schools to resume classes today. The Department of Education Services (DES) confirms that a preliminary walk through of school facilities were conducted by the Facilities Coordinators. Based on agreed protocol between the Public Works Department (PWD), Hazard Management Cayman Islands (HMCI) and the Department of Planning, […]

Cayman: Cross-departmental efforts find limited earthquake damage

Following the 7.7 magnitude earthquake on Tuesday, 28 January, a cross-departmental contingent of teams spent (Wednesday, 29 January) conducting a thorough damage assessment across all three Cayman Islands. On Grand Cayman, four teams from the Department of Planning have conducted a systematic assessment of buildings, beginning with areas of most pressing concern. These include infrastructure of significant […]

Companies must adapt or die – the upskilling journey on PwC’s ‘Davos Talks’ podcast

Companies that don’t reskill their employees may not survive the next decade. That’s one of the key takeaways from PwC’s Davos Talks podcast on upskilling. It was recorded and filmed at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland. This episode focuses on what business leaders should be thinking about as they embark on their […]

EPP Group calls for common charger within 6 months

The European Commission has been given 6 months to come up with a plan for common phone chargers. The aim of the move is to protect the environment and make people’s lives easier.  Following a decade-long campaign by the EPP Group, single common chargers are now a step closer.

The art of seduction

SEAT Design director Alejandro Mesonero-Romanos reveals the seductive strengths of the new Leon on an unprecedented journey through the brand’s most confidential facility, the SEAT Design Center In an innovative video, Mesonero-Romanos shows the various areas where the compact was given shape A new interpretation of its proportions, a never before seen interior and the […]